I See Colour: The Amazing Life of Bolu Davis
This must have, fun, educational book tells the story of Bolu Davis, an eight year-old Nigerian-Canadian girl who is highly inquisitive and adventurous. Readers get to hear Bolu’s perspective on what is it like to come from two worlds, and get to meet her diverse group of amazing friends! This book stresses the importance of a person’s culture to their identity while emphasizing values such as kindness, respect, accountability, fairness, and the golden rule. Through Bolu’s eyes, young readers can come to understand the beauty in being different!
About the Author:
Barine Ngbor is a Nigerian writer who currently resides in Canada. She has always considered herself a storyteller and took an interest in writing from the early age of six. She is currently working on her first novel and second children’s book. When she is not writing, she spends her time reading, swimming, painting, or being with her family. She recently graduated with a bachelor of science in biochemistry and psychology, and one day, hopes to become a plastic surgeon in order to work with children who have cleft lips.
About the Artist:
Erica Metta is a self taught artist and illustrator from Nigeria who works with digital media. Her art features expressive characters and bold colours that come together to tell stories. She has created illustrations for a variety of projects that include album covers, brand designs, and children’s books. She is currently based in the United States where she is completing a masters degree in electrical engineering.